Certificate in Total Worker Health®

This online program is designed for public health graduate students and current working professionals who are seeking career advancement. In this program, you'll learn how to develop and manage Total Worker Health (TWH) initiatives—workplace safety, wellness, and health promotion programs. You'll learn how to assess organizational culture, plan and evaluate health and safety programs, and become a better leader. In addition, you'll take classes taught by expert faculty from the Center for Health, Work & Environment—one of 10 Centers of Excellence for TWH. With this certificate, you'll become part of a community of business leaders and academics committed to workplace health and safety.

Learn in a flexible online format

You can complete this certificate on a part-time basis over a one-year period, and it's available entirely online.

Advance your career

Gain practical knowledge about how to improve workplace health, safety, well-being, and productivity through a TWH approach.

Prepare for the future

TWH is a new, integrated approach to workplace health and safety that's being adopted by more employers around the world.

What is Total Worker Health?

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), TWH includes policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with the promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being.


Total credits: 15

MPH students also completing a concurrent specialty certificate will need to meet the requirements of both the MPH and the Certificate with only nine overlapping credits and have a minimum of 48 total credits to graduate with both.

NIOSH MAP ERC Scholarship

Due to our grant funding cycle, we will not be accepting scholarship applications this fall. Please check back in Spring 2025 to learn more about updated scholarship submission timelines. For more information, please contact Natalie Schwatka at Natalie.Schwatka@cuanschutz.edu.


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